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Curried couscous with colourful vegetables

Curried Couscous

Abi Olayiwola
Curried couscous is delicious and comes together very quickly.
4.86 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Soak Time 5 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine General
Servings 2
Calories 737 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ Onions medium, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Mild curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper flakes
  • 1 Bell Pepper chopped
  • ½ cup Sweetcorn
  • ½ cup Green peas
  • 1 cup Couscous
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt


  • Add the oil into a pan under medium heat.
  • Add the onion and allow to cook until translucent. This should take around 3 mins.
  • Pour in the garlic and stir continuously for 30 secs. Add the curry powder, turmeric and pepper flakes. Continue to stir for another 30 secs.
  • Add the vegetables and mix well. Cook for 5 mins, stirring occasionally. Heat water in a kettle or pot.
  • Add couscous into the pan, pour in a cup of boiling water and mix well. Add some salt to taste and cover the pan.
  • Remove the pan from heat and allow the couscous to rehydrate for 5 mins.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve.


Calories: 737kcalCarbohydrates: 113gProtein: 20gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 33mgPotassium: 568mgFiber: 11gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 1716IUVitamin C: 67mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Curried Couscous
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